NEW YORK, NY — Council Member Farah N. Louis (D-Brooklyn) issued the following statement after the New York City Council implemented preventative measures due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), suspending all legislative activities, closing its offices at 250 Broadway and throughout the five boroughs.


“As a precautionary measure, in light of the coronavirus pandemic, the New York City Council has suspended all hearings, stated meetings and events until further notice. 

Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to issue an order instructing Council staff not to report to offices at City Hall, 250 Broadway, or individual districts throughout the five boroughs. 

Although our offices will be closed, our team will continue to provide Constituent Services by phone at (718) 629-2900 and via email at, Monday through Friday from 9:00AM to 5:00PM. 

We will share additional updates on these adjustments as soon as possible via email, website, and social media (i.e. Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter) pages listed as @cmfarahlouis. To subscribe to our listserv, text ‘CMFARAHLOUIS’ to 22828.”